the organizing Committee of the “Tokyo 2020” has begun to develop alternative scenarios of the Olympic because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus
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the organizing Committee of the “Tokyo 2020” has begun to develop alternative scenarios of the Olympic because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus, reports Reuters with reference to sources in the organizing Committee.
“We have been asked to develop options for moving the Games. Now we are developing alternative plans with different terms,” – said the source Agency in the organizing Committee.
Another source said discussed the options for bringing the Olympic games to one or two years, but some members of the organizing Committee hope to delay a month or 45 days. The final decision on a possible postponement of the Games in Tokyo will be made by the International Olympic Committee, but the position of Japan will be an important factor in the decision.
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Games to Tokyo is planned for the period from 24 July to 9 August. While the IOC and the Japanese authorities take a consistent position that the Games will be held as scheduled.